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Sukkah 26: Sleeping Too Much

Additional conflicts that exempt a person from at least some mitzvot – on this case, the same people who are involved in the writing or selling of Torah scrolls, tefilin, mezuzot, and techelet are exempt from Shema, Amidah, tefillin, and so on. Also, travelers are exempt from sukkah. As are guardsmen. Plus, the idea that the temporary sukkah is akin to dwelling in your temporary house. Plus: Abaye and avoiding the Angel of Death.

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Anne and Yardaena

Anne Gordon is the deputy editor of Ops & Blogs at The Times of Israel. She is a veteran educator, having taught in high school and post-high school institutions in Israel and America for several decades. Yardaena Osband is a pediatrician and teaches in her community and online. They both hail from Boston, proud alumna of Maimonides School, where they first learned Gemara. Talking Talmud is their conversation (via podcast) on the daf yomi. They say: "Learning the daf? We have something for you to think about. Not learning the daf? We have something for you to think about! (Along with a taste of the daf...) Join the conversation with us!"
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